Off-Panel: “Faith” in Representation

This post originally appeared on Panels, which is now Book Riot Comics

Our daily round-up of news around the comics space, from the gutters and beyond.

Chainmail Bikini is a new anthology of comics “by and about female gamers.” Some 40 cartoonists have contributed their own perspectives on everything from video games to card games to role-playing games, and the results are pretty hilarious.”

WHY doesn’t this book come out sooner?

Over at Women Write About Comics, a gorgeous visual essay about Faith, Valiant Comics’ plus-size heroine, from Sarah Winifred Searle.

“Anthony Mackie’s performance of MC Hammer’s “2 Legit 2 Quit” was energetic and undeniably fun, and on any other night he likely would’ve won “Lip Sync Battle.” However, the “Captain America: Winter Soldier” actor made the mistake of going up against his “Night Before” co-star Joseph Gordon-Levitt, an established lip-sync master.”

Anthony Mackie’s comments have been eye-roll worthy lately, but this is pretty great.

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